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[whatwg] api for fullscreen()

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 12:53:38 -0500
Message-ID: <7c2a12e21002020953g3c29d05p4aeeff7215780a3b@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Brian Campbell <lambda at continuation.org> wrote:
> This could lead to the problem that Hixie mentions, of training users to click through security dialogs, even if this is done through a drop-down asynchronous notification instead of a modal dialog.

I'd hope that browsers don't go with a security dialog for this at
all.  The browser should be able to make the right decision here
without user input -- indeed, user input probably isn't worth much,
since many users will just click through the dialog.  (And others will
get confused or alarmed and not click, even though it's perfectly
safe.)

But I'm not sure why authors would need to know whether they're
fullscreen or not.
Received on Tuesday, 2 February 2010 09:53:38 UTC

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